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Let Lindsay Ellis Explain "Death of the Author" To You

Have you ever heard the phrase “Death of the Author” during some intellectual conversation and just nodded along, not understanding what it meant, but afraid to ask? Worry no more! Lindsay Ellis, Transformers scholar and student of media, has all the explanation you need with this video, including two different authors who have two very different viewpoints on the Death of the Author: John “books belong to their readers” Green and J.K. “Dumbledore was totes gay” Rowling.

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